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Chadwell Heath historian John Barfoot

Profile: Chadwell Heath’s John Barfoot on why he became a First World War historian

Inspiration can strike in the most unusual of circumstances. For historian John Barfoot, his curiosity about the First World War was born as a child on the streets of Ilford.

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Kenneth More, who played Second World War hero pilot Douglas Bader in Reach for the Sky

‘Lovely and down to earth’ actor Kenneth More remembered on centenary of his birth

A man takes over a theatre bar during a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, pouring drinks until he smashes some glasses and a bottle.

But this is not a clumsy employee; it is a renowned star of stage and screen.

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Police helicopter on hunt for Hainault burglary suspects posing as water meter inspectors

Police are searching for burglary suspects posing as water meter inspectors in Hainault.

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Fishermen fined after being caught angling without licence

Three anglers have been fined more than £2,000 after they were caught fishing without a licence.

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